Welcome to the Health and Human Services (HHS) Transformation website. On January 27, 2015 Governor Bruce Rauner announced the HHS Transformation as a call to action of Illinois state agencies to better collaborate with one another in order to find solutions to complex human services issues utilizing a holistic approach.

The HHS transformation team is made up of 13 government entities that include the Governor’s Office, Department of Healthcare and Family Services (DHFS), Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), Department of Human Services (DHS), Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ), Department of Corrections (DOC), Department on Aging (DOA), Department of Public Health (DPH), Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA), Illinois Housing Development Authority (IHDA), Department of Innovation and Technology (DoIT), Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE) and Illinois Criminal Justice Information Agency (ICJIA).


Illinois has been organized around the functions of government which can lead to a confusing maze of services and uncoordinated outcomes. It should not be the burden of the citizen to figure out how to navigate government, but the burden of government to make it easy and intuitive…

Governor Bruce Rauner

The HHS Transformation promises to focus on prevention and public health; pays for value and outcomes rather than volume and services; makes evidence-based and data driven decisions; and moves individuals from institutions to community care, to keep them more closely connected with their families and Communities.


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